HEADS-UP: Bump the minimum buildnum for the boot JDK used by FX 9 (and FX 10) to build 165

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Tue Apr 18 00:14:50 UTC 2017

The last module system refresh that went into build 165 moved the Module 
and Layer class from java.lang.reflect to java.lang. This is both a 
source and binary incompatible change, and since we want to reference 
Module in our javadocs (at least) it's time to bump the minimum build 
number to 165.

Absent any concerns regarding this, I would like to push the change some 
time on Wednesday or Thursday of this week. This means that all JavaFX 
developers should download the latest EA build of JDK 9, which is jdk-9+165.

Let me know if you have questions or concerns.


-- Kevin

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